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# eircom - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

# eircom - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Eircom fined €23,500 for continually over-charging customers

Five people went to industry watchdog Comreg after Eir’s customer service teams failed to resolve their problems.

# eircom - Monday 9 October, 2017

Eir fined over €10,500 after it admitted overcharging customers

The case was heard in Dublin District Court.

# eircom - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Should public payphones be hung up, permanently?

If a payphone is not being used then Eir is allowed to take it away.

# eircom - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things Ireland thinks Eircom's new logo looks like Eir

11 things Ireland thinks Eircom's new logo looks like

Eir, what even is that…?

Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle

The company is spending €16 million on a rebrand, including a new name and logo.

# eircom - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Eircom says services are returning to normal today

The loss of service yesterday impacted customers south of the country and in Dublin.

# eircom - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Eircom says services are now stable after nationwide outage

The company said the problem impacted 5% of its daily call volume.

# eircom - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out

It’s all change in the phone and internet biz.

# eircom - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

We finally have a timeline for when all Ireland will get decent broadband

Sure, it’ll be grand when it happens.

# eircom - Monday 22 June, 2015

Eircom, Meteor, Three and UPC all made one big mistake when signing up customers

Consumers had not been given enough information before they entered into contracts.

# eircom - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Denis O’Brien and SiteServ, broadband wars and jobs for the grads.

# eircom - Saturday 6 June, 2015

We asked Eircom why people dislike the company so much

And what they’re planning to do about it.

# eircom - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Is your area FINALLY going to get super-fast broadband?

Eircom plans to be the biggest fibre provider in the land.

# eircom - Monday 18 May, 2015

High-speed broadband could be Eircom's saviour

The company has slowed the long-term slide in its revenues.

# eircom - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Good news - super, incredibly fast broadband is on its way to 350 towns in Ireland

However, it will be predominantly rural towns and villages that get to use it first – with Dublin omitted entirely.

# eircom - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Eircom has refunded thousands of customers for phone outages

The telecoms company struck a deal with the industry watchdog.

# eircom - Saturday 28 February, 2015

TV licences, Tayto sandwiches and Operation Transformation: The week in numbers

Plus: How many staff work at Eircom now?

# eircom - Friday 27 February, 2015

Eircom has found a way to make money - take the razor to its workforce

The company has cut about one-third of its staff in the past two years.

# eircom - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

This phone socket exploded into bits during Monday night's lightning storms

“There was a lot of electricity flying around the room,” Ronan Kelly said… Somehow, his one-year-old managed to sleep through the whole thing.

# eircom - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Eircom slammed for 'excessive' and 'opportunistic' price rises

Fees will be nearly €100 a year higher for some residential customers.

# eircom - Saturday 27 December, 2014

A year in red and black ink: 2014's biggest winners and losers from world of business

There was no escaping Michael O’Leary, Irish Water or Apple’s world domination.

# eircom - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Sky has joined the fibre broadband wars. And it's undercutting its main rivals

All the big telecoms players are offering high-speed broadband in Ireland from today.

# eircom - Friday 28 November, 2014

Eircom has the biggest fibre network in Ireland - but customers are slow to get on board

The company’s revenue is still going down, although not as fast as before.

# eircom - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone

But it’s not all bad news here for the global telecoms company.

# eircom - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland's super-fast broadband war has begun and it's coming to a town near you

Every county town in Ireland will have access to the same broadband technology as Tokyo within a few years.

# eircom - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Irish startups can ride the wave of a 'real tech boom'

Venture capitalists are throwing more money at local tech entrepreneurs looking to go global.

# eircom - Monday 29 September, 2014

On-demand services grow in popularity, but Irish adults are still glued to the TV

Nine out of ten Irish adults still watch shows on their TV with live coverage being the most popular reason.

Herbie goes to the US: Eircom boss stands down after company float shelved

The company’s CEO is headed home less that two weeks after plans to go public (again) are put off.

# eircom - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)

The advertisement was deemed ‘overtly sexual in nature’ and ‘provocative’ by the ASAI.

Eircom is the newest arrival at the very-crowded movie download party

Troubled telecoms company joins Netflix, Sky Movies and many others in the video-on-demand biz.

# eircom - Monday 22 September, 2014

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas

Only if you’re into that sort of thing, of course, and have UPC or Sky.

# eircom - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Watchdog investigates Yourtel over Eircom complaints confusion

Many customers were blaming Eircom for problems experienced with Yourtel’s service.

# eircom - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

How much? It costs €5.58 to call 11850 for just 1 second

The prices of directory enquiries were checked from Eircom lines.

# eircom - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people have travelled to Switzerland for an assisted suicide?

Be careful, scammers are still targeting Irish home phone users

Two mammies of staffers have been targeted in the last two weeks alone. Have you received one of these calls?

# eircom - Monday 18 August, 2014

More than 8,000 metres of eircom cable stolen in 2014

Irish Rail and the Luas have also reported a number of cable thefts this year, as gardaí warn numbers are on the rise.

# eircom - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Eircom is planning a Jersey debt swap

The telco, which is considering a stock market floatation, could move its assets and liabilities to the island.

# eircom - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Here's how much the winter storms cost eircom

The telecoms company reported flat profits and a drop in revenues for the first three months of the year today.

# eircom - Thursday 1 May, 2014 email user? Change your password after an attempted hacking of the service

As soon as the company realised there had been an intrusion, it restricted access to eliminate a threat.

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